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Trumbo (2015)

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, John Goodman, Helen Mirren, Louis CK, Elle Fanning Director: Jay Roach Fascinatingly tragic film about the Hollywood Blacklist and how it unfairly and unconstitutionally targeted people and ruined lives. In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Cranston), one of Hollywoods top writers and a Communist, was blacklisted and jailed. In spite of this,… Continue reading Trumbo (2015)

Film Reviews, Uncategorized

Bridge of Spies (2015)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda Director: Stephen Spielberg James Donovan (Hanks) is an insurance lawyer tasked with defending a captured Communist spy, Rudolf Abel (Rylance), a job that nobody wants to touch. In his honest way, he expects the trial to be carried out in a just manner, and when it is not,… Continue reading Bridge of Spies (2015)